Teen Cooking Class
Grades 4 - 8
Thursday, Feb 1 at 6:00 pm
Learn about cooking and create a meal. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (309) 524-2470. Made possible through
Project Next Generation grant funding.
Teen Advisory Group
Thursday, Feb 1 at 3:30 pm
Meet new friends and help advice the Library regarding teen needs and wants. Fulfills service hour requirements. No registration required.
Coping with Life's Transitions: The Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities presents Rabbi Jonathan Porath
Tuesday, Feb 6 at Noon
All of us go through transitions and challenges in life, 'passages' in the words of Gail Sheehy's famous book of a generation ago. What insights and wisdom can we glean from the words of the rabbis? Especially relevant for those experiencing personal and family difficulties, as well as aging and moving into new realms.
Teen Anime Club
Tuesday, Feb 6 from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Anime and manga fans are invited to watch, discuss and hang out with fellow otaku. Second Tuesdays of each school year month. Drop in anytime from 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Free and no registration required.
U.S. Citizenship Test Preparation Course
Wednesday, Feb 7,14, 21, 28
This free 8 week course series meets every Wednesday
beginning February 7th until March 28th. This course is open to anyone wanting to prepare for the United States citizenship test. You must have basic English language skills. Registration is required, as space is limited.
Noon Day Series: Life on the Prairie Concert with Barry Cloyd
Friday, Feb 9 at Noon
Discover the rich history, in story and song, of the Midwest's tall-grass prairies. Barry Cloyd takes you behind the scenes of the pre-historic periods, the glacial episodes and the Native Americans
. The concert is free of charge. No registration required.
"Now He Belongs to the Ages: Lincoln Tomb" film screening
Monday, Feb 12 at 6:30 pm
A celebration of Lincoln's Birthday and the State of Illinois' Bicentennial. Question and answer session after the film with producer and director, Chris Ryder.
After School Fun
Wednesdays, Feb 14 and 28 from 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bring your friends for a variety of board and electronic games at the library. Free and no registration is required. Drop in.
Grades 4 - 8
Thursday, Feb 15 at 6:00 pm
Investigate animal biology through dissection. Adult supervision and/or permission form required. Space is limited and registration is required. Call (309) 524-2470. Made possible through Project Next Generation grant funding
Quad City Arts Visiting Artist
Storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston
Thursday, Feb 22 at 6:30 pm
Charlotte Alston portrays traditional and contemporary stories from African and African American oral and cultural traditions. She has been a featured narrator for several orchestras and conductors including The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Orchestra of St. Luke's, The Cleveland Orchestra, the Saint Louis Symphony and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Grades 6 - 12
Monday, Feb 26 at 6:00 pm
Sample various chocolates, compete in a chocolate building contest, candy games, and more. Registration is requested. Contact the Moline Public Library at 309-524-2470
Irene Adler: The Only Woman to Outsmart Sherlock Holmes
Tuesday, Feb 27 at 6:30 pm
Opera Prima Donna, Adventuress, Actress. Meet the only woman who outsmarted the world's greatest detective and discover why she had such a profound impact on his life and career.